• February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to create a kinesthetic, student- centered, proficiency-based classroom. This workshop explores how understanding National Standards and proficiency-based instruction strategies can create an interactive, student-centered classroom.   Workshop includes: Application of State &National Standards Strategies for eliciting student production Techniques for high student engagement Exploration of the 100% second language environment   OWL1 Foundations- (more…)


  • February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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This workshop is designed for participants who want to develop systems to support proficiency-based learning. Through further exploration of the strategies & techniques introduced in the Foundations workshop, we go deeper into how to create a space for acquisition. Development of student-centered Curriculum Integration of student interest in lesson planning through Threads & Progressions Creation (more…)


  • February 16, 2019
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • February 17, 2019
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • February 18, 2019
    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

“Alegría” is a Spanish word that means happiness and joy; a word we believe should describe all learning experiences. For many students learning a language in school is an anxiety provoking process. They give up. They grow into adults feeling that learning a new language is impossible. OWL and HABLA have created an approach to (more…)


  • East Coast Online PD: Games & Activities for all Modes
    February 20, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Games & Activities for all Modes
    February 20, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

East Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm EST/3:00pm CST/ 2:00pm MST/ 1:00pm PST West Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm PST/ 5:00pm MST/ 6:00pm CST/ 7:00pm EST This session will encourage participants to think about the techniques and strategies they have learned about and implemented in their practice, and how they may apply to the (more…)


  • March 7, 2019
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

See students and teachers in action in this all-day OWL Visitation Days! Participants will spend time in student-centered, proficiency-based classes observing strategies and techniques for a variety of levels. See how movement, pairings and groupings, speaking and literacy are cohesively brought together in one class period. Classes will be in Mandarin, however, debriefs will be (more…)


  • East Coast Online PD: Staying in the Target Language with Teacher for A Day
    March 20, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Staying in the Target Language with Teacher for A Day
    March 20, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

East Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm EST/3:00pm CST/ 2:00pm MST/ 1:00pm PST West Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm PST/ 5:00pm MST/ 6:00pm CST/ 7:00pm EST Join in on this session learn how to create a true presentational assessment for your students by putting them front and center in the circle as the Teacher (more…)


  • East Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    March 20, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    March 20, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • East Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    April 3, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    April 3, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • East Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    April 17, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    April 17, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • East Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    May 1, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Spring Series
    May 1, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

East Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm EST/3:00pm CST/ 2:00pm MST/ 1:00pm PST West Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm PST/ 5:00pm MST/ 6:00pm CST/ 7:00pm EST This four-week series will provide you with all the tools necessary for an organized and confident end to the school year! Designed for both new and experienced OWL’ers, (more…)


  • East Coast Online PD: The Importance of Showing Students Their Growth
    April 3, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: The Importance of Showing Students Their Growth
    April 3, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

East Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm EST/3:00pm CST/ 2:00pm MST/ 1:00pm PST West Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm PST/ 5:00pm MST/ 6:00pm CST/ 7:00pm EST How many of you would like to be able to know and demonstrate your students growth in the language? This session will clarify the difference between a performance (more…)


  • April 5, 2019 - April 6, 2019
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This workshop is designed for participants who want to develop systems to support proficiency-based learning. Through further exploration of the strategies & techniques introduced in the Foundations workshop, we go deeper into how to create a space for acquisition.   Development of student-driven curriculum Integration of student interest in lesson planning through Threads & Progressions (more…)


  • East Coast Online PD: Keep it Moving!
    April 17, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Coast Online PD: Keep it Moving!
    April 17, 2019
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

East Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm EST/3:00pm CST/ 2:00pm MST/ 1:00pm PST West Coast Online PD begins at 4:00pm PST/ 5:00pm MST/ 6:00pm CST/ 7:00pm EST As we near the end of the year, schedules get busier and the flow of our classes may be interrupted with outside opportunities and fun our students hold (more…)